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Alice M Darrow Miller
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1857
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1948
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

30 Dec. 1948 O'Fallon, Ill. Progress:
Mrs. Alice Melvina Miller, of 212 East Third Street, widow of the late Sherman Miller and a member of a pioneer St. Clair County family, died at 3:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon in St. Elizabeth's Hospital where she had been a patient since December 2 when she suffered a severe fracture of the left hip in a fall on the porch of her home.
Although she rallied from the fracture for a few days and was reported as doing nicely, pneumonia set in. Death came the day before she was to observe her 91st birthday anniversary.
The deceased, a resident of this community all of her life, was the daughter of the late George W. and Drusilla Sites Darrow. She was born in O'Fallon Township, December 27, 1857 and was trice married. First to Theodore A. Peach, whom she wed in her home in 1880. He died four years later. Several years later she was married to George A. Ogle, who also died, and she was then wed to Sherman Miller, a coal miner, who preceded her in death on May 23, 1945.
Surviving are a son, Oren A. Peach, East St. Louis; a stepson, Kenton Miller, Arbor Beach, Mich.; two brothers, Heber W. Darrow, Belleville, and Rev. A. C. Darrow, Granville, O.; and three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Lemen and Mrs. Lutie Wade, both of East St. Louis, and Mrs. Maude E. Wiatt, Santa Barbara, Cal. A son, a brother and a sister preceded her in death.
She was a member of the first Baptist church, and the church's Ladies' Aid Society and the auxiliary of the Belleville John D. Miley Camp, United Spanish War Veterans.
The body lay in state at the Wolfersberger-Meyer Funeral Home until 11 o'clock yesterday morning when it was taken to the First Baptist church where it lay until 2 o'clock when services were held, Rev. R. W. Watson officiating. Interment was in the historic Oak Hill cemetery, east of this city."
Family links: 
  George Washington Darrow (1831 - 1899)
  Drusilla Andrews Stites Darrow (1838 - 1931)
  George A Ogle (1852 - 1904)
  Sherman T Miller (1876 - 1945)
  Theodore Augustus Peach (1855 - 1884)*
  Oren Asa Peach (1881 - 1960)*
  Claude Peach (1882 - 1884)*
  Alice M Darrow Miller (1857 - 1948)
  Amos B Darrow (1859 - 1861)*
  Cora B Darrow (1870 - 1886)*
  Heber Wilbur Darrow (1875 - 1956)*
  Maude Ethel Darrow Wiatt (1878 - 1970)**
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jimbo S
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74662858
Alice M <i>Darrow</i> Miller
Added by: Jim Krahulec
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